Pastel popcorn balls

Yield: 16 Servings

Measure Ingredient
¼ cup Vegetable oil
½ cup Popcorn, unpopped
½ cup Light corn syrup
½ cup Sugar
½ teaspoon Salt
\N \N Food coloring

DIRECTIONS: Heat ¼ cup vegetable oil in 4 quart kettle 3 minutes.

Add popcorn. Cover loosely. Shake frequently over medium heat until popping stops. Mix corn syrup, sugar and salt. Tint with red or green food coloring. Flavor with green with wintergreen and red with peppermint. Add to corn, and stir over medium heat 3 to 5 minutes or until corn is completely coated. Butter hands and shape mixture in balls about 1½" diameter. Wrap in saran.

Source: Mom's old magazine clippings- 1940's to 1970's From: Sallie Austin

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